John L. Morrison

John L. Morrison, 77, of Thayer Road, Portland, NY, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday evening, December 10, 2013.

He was born in Jamestown, NY on March 4, 1936, the son of the late Howard and Josephine Porter Morrison.

John had been a resident of Portland, NY for the past 30 years having previously lived in California for the greater part of his earlier life. John had been employed at Boeing Airlines in California where he had worked as Draftsmen Assistant before his retirement. John also had served his country in the United States Navy and every year thereafter attended a reunion called the Tin Can Sailors of Buffalo. He was a member of the Brocton Baptist Church.

John is survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins and one surviving sister-in-law, Mrs. Patricia Crouse Morrison of Holly Hill, Florida. He was predeceased by one brother, Gerald Morrison.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday morning at 10 o’clock from the Brocton Baptist Church, 33 West Main St., Brocton, New York. The Rev. Larry Morrison will officiate. The family will receive friends from 9 to 10, one hour prior to the Funeral Service. Full Military Honors will be accorded by the American Legion John W. Dill Post 434 of Brocton, NY. A private interment will take place at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements are by the Morse Funeral Home of Brocton, NY.